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IT Manager

Company: PEAR Core Solutions, Inc.
Location: Stamford
Posted on: May 14, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionOur client, FoodPrep Solutions, has an exciting opportunity for an IT Manager. FoodPrep Solutions provides services to the Foodservice Industry throughout the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic regions. You will serve as an integral part of the startup team, working directly with the CEO and COO. The company's growth plan is heavily focused on completing acquisitions of smaller companies, and you will have the ability to work in a dynamic environment of a growth business. POSITION SUMMARY:Plan, initiate, and manage information technology (hardware and software) projects for the organization. Serve as liaison between business and technical aspects of projects. Plan project stages and assess business implications, evaluate project costs and benefits, determine necessary upgrades, explore new technologies, and keeping computer networks and information secure.ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:Oversee Overall Systems and Software Operations

  • Plan, organize, control and evaluate technology, software, and data operations
  • Design, develop, implement and coordinate systems, policies and procedures
  • Ensure security of data, network access and backup systems
  • Act in alignment with user needs and system functionality to contribute to organizational policy
  • Identify problematic areas and implement strategic solutions in time
  • Audit systems and assess their outcomes
  • Preserve assets, information security and control structures
  • Handle annual budget and ensure cost effectivenessSoftware Operations, Recommendations and Implementation
    • Manage the company's Microsoft platform, including Outlook, Office 365 and Great Plains/Dynamics
    • Evaluate and recommend software that fulfills operational needs, such as route optimization, fleet management, and inventory management.
    • Explore opportunities to synchronize operational software with the company's Microsoft platform
    • Evaluate devices, such as PDA's, tablets and GPS that promote efficiencies with financial and operational software.
    • Assist in the development and maintenance of company website, SEO and social media platforms
    • Create training materials and execute training as neededManage Hardware, Network, and Cloud Operations
      • Install and configure computers, including arranging for distribution to multiple locations
      • Repair and/or replace broken or malfunctioning equipment
      • Maintain electrical hardware and peripheral devices (for example, restore hard drives, keyboards, displays, power supplies)
        • Setup, configure, and provide support for peripheral devices (for example, routers, drives, network filters, video cameras)
          • Cloud management and supportTelephony
            • Setup and address equipment related issuer re: wireless carrier (for example, equipment upgrade/change in service)
            • Respond to telephone/data related issues (for example, new lines, down lines).IT Technical Support
              • Provide technical support over the phone and on site as required.
              • Communicate technical problems, instructions and resolutions to non-technical users and staff in a manner which they will understand.
              • Gather data pertaining to user needs, and use the information to identify, predict, interpret, and evaluate system and network requirements.
              • Diagnose, troubleshoot, and resolve hardware, software, and other network and system problems.
              • Coordinate with outside vendors.REQUIRED AND PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
                • Minimum Education: Bachelor's degree, preferably in computer science, information technology or related field of study.
                • Required Experience:
                  • 4-6 years in a combination of IT support and leadership for a small to medium sized company.
                  • Experience leading and managing IT projects and rolling out IT infrastructures across various technologies
                  • Required Skills:
                    • Knowledge of hardware and cloud networking, including designs, uses, repair, and maintenance.
                    • Knowledge of circuit boards, processors, chips, electronic equipment, and computer hardware and software, including applications and programming.
                    • Proficient in Microsoft software and platforms, including Server, Office, and Exchange.Travel Requirements:May be required to travel to FPS facilities for daily, overnight, or multi-night trips. Travel estimate up to 25%.FPS is an equal employment opportunity employer and considers all applicants without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, gender, pregnancy, age, physical or mental disability, genetic information, service in the uniformed services, or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law.Powered by JazzHRdvB3QlF5lr

Keywords: PEAR Core Solutions, Inc., Stamford , IT Manager, Executive , Stamford, Connecticut

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